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34 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18101-1933
+1 610-439-8782
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 18:30
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This reconverted gas station houses a real hidden gem in Allentown. There is plenty of safe parking and when you enter, there is a middle-eastern store and butcher store. Continuing on, you will find the tables of the restaurant area. I have gone here many times and ALWAYS find the food and service EXCELLENT. I have gone solo and in... More 

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Thank Steve Z
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have the Coban Salatasi salad. I was great!!! Then we shared the vegetarian combo Karisik meze. Outstanding.

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Thank Robert M. G
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Mentioning to a friend that I'd like to have some Turkish food she recommended this place. It will now become our go to place for it! We went early and were glad we did because we got a table. They were full up with reservations for later and turned some away that called. My Mother had a minced beef gyro... More 

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Thank Yelwad61
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Been going here for years. Not much to look at from the outside so fancy Sauconites won't even consider it but I'm telling you...this place is great. I can't believe people go down the street to one of the new horrible expensive restaurants near the ppl center. I have never regretted the trip here.

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1 Thank Nicawag
Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The meze plate is so fresh and yummy! Lamb chops excellent choice! If you like Iskander and shish.. Must visit! This place is a combination halal deli, Turkish food speciality store and restaurant. Owners sweet Turkish family! Authentic food, can't miss if in the area!

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Thank Xeanie
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Really good for a light meal or a full dinner, beef, chicken, lamb, vegetarian, fresh salads, fabulous desserts and turkish coffee, you will not be disappointed

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Thank Kevin B
Des Moines, Iowa
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This restaurant/market is the real deal. Excellent food served in family-style quantities by an attentive staff. The tabouli was sooo fresh and the coconut cake for dessert was CRAZY good.

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Thank Thomas M
suburban philadelphia
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I've never seen these items on ANY other menu. I also have never seen in an American restaurant long tables full of ladies in long dresses and hijab with their cheerful children and grand husbands. The food is delicious and there's plenty of it. The place is immaculate and the staff are helpful and patient.It isn't a fancy dining area,... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We take all our out-of-town guests, and newcomer friends to Aci Halal. The food is outstanding--fresh, delicious, interesting, and healthy. Service is always genuinely friendly. Lentil soup is crazy delicious with a splash of fresh lemon, Turkish coffee delights, and the handmade baklava is the best I've ever eaten. There is a veggie tasting plate that's fun and yummy. Meat... More 

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Thank mtinthemw
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Came back here because our first experience was terrific. This time, it's not as good. I ordered the lamb kebab which was excellent, and my husband ordered the combination lamb kebab and lamb chop. The lamb chop was very dry. Service was slow with only one server who was also the host and answered the phone at the same time,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18101-1933
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-439-8782

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?